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Weekly Photo Challenge- Monument

Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in Mumbai, India. It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea. The structure is a basalt arch, 26 metres high. Wikipedia

The Gateway of India is a monument built during the British Raj in Mumbai, India. It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea. The structure is a basalt arch, 26 metres high.    Wikipedia

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The Taj Mahal Palace

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The history of Mumbai and The Taj Mahal Palace are dramatically intertwined. The hotel is Mumbai’s first harbour landmark (built 21 years before the Gateway of India) and the site of the first licensed bar in the city. For more than a century, the Taj has played an intrinsic part in the life of the city, hosting Maharajas, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe. Today it is a Leading Hotel of the World and favourite destination for discerning business travellers.

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Victory at Sea, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Victory at Sea War Memorial was built in the year 1996 to commemorate the Victory of Indian Navy's Eastern Naval Command(ENC) headquartered at Visakhapatnam in 1971 against Pakistan Navy. ENC successfully sank Pakistani Submarine, Ghazi in 1971, which ventured into the territorial waters in an attempt to attack the Naval base in Vizag during the Indo-Pak war.

Victory at Sea War Memorial was built in the year 1996 to commemorate the Victory of Indian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command(ENC) headquartered at Visakhapatnam in 1971 against Pakistan Navy. ENC successfully sank Pakistani Submarine, Ghazi in 1971, which ventured into the territorial waters in an attempt to attack the Naval base in Vizag during the Indo-Pak war.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Thank you Ma for posting these pictures. Nice to read about these historical monuments.

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  2. This is beautiful 🙂

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